employment consumer sppnding remaining flat. meanwhile, wholesale businesses increasing stockpiles in august, sales rising for the first time in four months, inventories and half of a percent. turning back to politics, joining us live from danville kentucky, senator ron johnson, member of the senate budget and appropriations committee. strong supporter of the governor, mitt romney. good to have you with us, senator we met harry doing? >> i'm doing great. a lot riding on this debate tomorrow night. congressman ryan, he is pretty nimble on the budget. you think that he is ready to do as well as the government that is well as president obama?